To Ujima radio

ujima radio logo

Grace is a guest on the radio show, Babbers, which airs on Ujima, a Bristol community radio station, on 98FM. She talks about how people in Bristol can take part in the History of Place project.

Research starts in Liverpool

old site of Royal School for the Blind in Liverpool, now a restaurant.

Kerry, our Liverpool based Project Coordinator shares her first week with us, an induction at host organisation and project partner DaDaFest and a visit to one of the former sites of the Royal School for the Blind.

The view from Bristol…

Grace Swordy describes her first month as History of Place co-ordinator in Bristol – including meeting volunteers, and visits to MSHED and Bristol Record Office.

St Saviour’s Deaf Church

St Saviours

St Saviour’s Deaf Church is the only purpose-built church  for deaf people ever to have been constructed.  It features two pulpits, one for a preacher, the other for a sign language  interpreter, and no pillars so that everyone can see what is  happening. It was opened in 1925 for a congregation which had previously met… Read more »

The ‘Skeleton 19’ Mystery

Jo Gray Archive Room Dover Castle

A visit to the English Heritage archaeological store at Dover Castle, where curator Jo Gray shows Francesca Skeleton 19, which gives evidence linking the site to Deaf and disability history.